ISO 13485:2016: A Complete Guide to Quality Management in the Medical Device Industry, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

ISO 13485:2016

A Complete Guide to Quality Management in the Medical Device Industry, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Itay Abuhav

CRC Press

878 pages | 50 Color Illus.

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This book will be a substantial revision, which will reflect the new version of the ISO 13485:2016. This represents the standard protocols that all medical device manufacturers must follow, in the fabrication of their products. It will focus on changes in the structure of the quality management system; change in the documentation for quality managemeent systems and finally, present the different methods of implementation of the standard requirements within the organization.This new version was initiated in 2016, thus all apprpriate enterprises using the old standard must convert to the new version, now available.The Second Edition will clarify, explain and demonstrate the new version.

Table of Contents

Scope, Normative References. Terms and Definitions. Context of the Organization. Understanding the Organization and its Context. Understanding the Needs and Explanations of Interested Parties. Determining the Scope for the Quality Management System. Quality Management System and its Processing. Leadership. General Customer Focus. Policy. Establishing the Quality Policy. Communicating the Quality Policy. Organizational Roles, Responsibilities and Authorities. Planning. Actions to Address Risks and Opportunities. Qualty Objectives and Planning to Achieve Them. Planning of Changes. Support. Resources. General. People. Infrastructure. Environment for the Operation of Processes. Monitoring and Measuring Resources. Organizational Knowledge. Competence. Awareness. Communication. Documented information. General. Creating and Updating. Control of Documented Information. Operation. Operational Planning and Control. Requirements for Products and Services. Customer Communication. Determining the Requirements for Products and Services. Review of Their Requirements for Products and Services.Changes to Requirements for Products and Services. General. Design and Development Planning. Design and Development Inputs. Design and Development Controls. Design and Development Outputs. Design and Development Changes.

About the Author

Itay Abuhav has been acting as a consultant for many organizations in various areas for the past 15 years, specializing in the quality management/control industry, consulting with a number of small- to medium-sized firms dealing with implementing quality management systems, with a major focus on the European medical device industry. He is highly qualified to certify organizations to various standards: ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. The author has two active websites related to these topics, namely, and

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology